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Thu Jan 12, 2017, 05:59 PM

Anxious lawmakers to GOP leaders: Whats the plan to replace Obamacare?

Source: Washington Post

Anxious lawmakers to GOP leaders: What’s the plan to replace Obamacare?

By Mike DeBonis January 12 at 4:45 PM

House Republican leaders attempted to quell concerns of a skittish rank-and-file before a key vote Friday to begin unwinding the Affordable Care Act.

The assurances came after lawmakers across the GOP’s ideological divides sounded anxious notes this week about advancing legislation that would repeal Obamacare without firm plans for its replacement.

“We just want more specifics,”said Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus said Wednesday.“We need to know what we’re going to replace it with.” Meadows said he was personally undecided on his vote Friday and that other caucus members were leaning no.

Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.), chairman of the moderate Tuesday Group, said members of that caucus have “serious reservations” about starting the process without replacement plans spelled out.“We’d like to have this conversation prior to the repeal vote,” he said.

Those jitters hint at a rocky road ahead as Republicans start trying to fulfill a longstanding campaign promise. They have forced GOP leaders to reassure lawmakers that they will not move precipitously and open Republicans to charges they threw the health-care system into chaos.

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